|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|CVE ID|| CVE-2018-8373
|Public exploit||This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.|
Microsoft Internet Explorer
|Vulnerable software versions||
Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
Microsoft Internet Explorer 10
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error in VBScript when the scripting engine handles objects in memory in Internet Explorer. A remote unauthenticated attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.
Note: The vulnerability has been exploited in the wild.Remediation
Install updates from vendor's website.External links